Khurram Parvez shifted from Srinagar to Kupwara jail

Authorities have shifted the illegally detained noted human rights defender and the Programme Coordinator of Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS), Khurram Parvez, from Srinagar’s Kothibagh police station to Kupwara jail on ten days remand. Khurram Parvez was arrested from his residence in Srinagar on Thursday night. Earlier, he was barred in New

DDB meet Kupwara to be held on May 24

The District Development Board meeting Kupwara is scheduled to be held on May 24, 2016 at 11 AM under the chairmanship of Minister for CAPD, Ch. Zulfikar Ali who is also the chairman of DDB, Kupwara. All concerned district and sectoral officers have been asked to be present in the meeting on scheduled date and

32 villages in Kupwara district reel under darkness

At least 32 villages in Kupwara district are reeling under darkness from April 25 due to the transformer in receiving station not getting repaired from past couple of days. According to the locals, the transformer in Ganapora Rafiabad receiving station developed snag on April 25 due to which 32 villages in the Langate constituency reel

196 cases settled in Kupwara Lok Adalat

A Lok Adalat presided over by Chairman Tehsil Legal Services Committee Sumbal, Fariqa Nazir was held at Court Complex today. About 250 cases related to section 488, labour matters, traffic challans, criminal compound and other criminal cases were taken up, out of which 196 cases got settled amicably. An amount of Rs. 21500 was also

Kupwara girl records statement before CJM, denies molestation

The girl, whose alleged molestation led to protests in Kashmir and five people lost their lives in forces firing, stood on her earlier statement saying she was not molested. A police spokesperson in a statement said the girl recorded her statement on Saturday evening before Chief Judicial Magistrate Handwara. “Her statement was recorded in case FIR Number

Kashmir Killings: Bar to file a PIL

Bar Association Kashmir Friday abstained from court work to express their solidarity with the families of those who were martyred in Handwara and Drugmulla, Kupwara, during the past few days, Bar Association statement said. The Bar Association paid rich tributes to all those Kashmiris, who have sacrificed their lives, for the cause of freedom of

Poor BSNL service irk subscribers in Kupwara

With the poor network service of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) across Kashmir especially in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, the cellular company has come under severe criticism with its subscribers alleging it to be a reason of immense hardships. The subscribers of Kupwara complained that their service was totally out –of-service from last few days